KALEEN offers four cabins and sleeps nine guests in addition to Captain Andre Swanepoel and his crew of four. KALEEN offers every water toy you can imagine and her professional crew will attend to your every need and ensure a first rate holiday.
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KALEEN Crew Profile
Captain - Andre Swanepoel
Andre hails from Richards Bay, a coastal town in South Africa. Deep-sea fishing, water sports and sailing were all a part of growing up. He left South Africa in 2001 on a 52 foot sail boat, crossed the Atlantic and ended up in the Caribbean on the Island of St Maarten. Andre worked as mate and engineer on day charter boats in St Maarten for the next year and a half. His next stop was in England to complete his Captain’s license. Since then, Andre has served as Captain or Captain/Engineer on motor and sail yachts up to 130ft.
Andre is married to Beatrix, the Chief Stewardess, who he met 12 years ago in St Maarten.
Andre has excellent cruising knowledge of the Caribbean, Bahamas, USA East Coast, Central America and the Mediterranean. With cruising knowledge of all these areas, he will plan an itinerary that will make your trip aboard Kaleen unforgettable.
First Mate - Conrad Pool
Conrad was born in Vredendal, a small town just North of Cape Town in South Africa. After graduating high school Conrad left South Africa with the notion of traveling to the United States. Liking it so much, he decided to stay. He joined the yachting industry in 2004 and recently became a USA citizen.
Conrad also holds his Captains license and the guest can feel at ease with him at the wheel of our 35ft Intrepid, whether it be for watersports, shore excursions or sightseeing cruises.
Conrad’s hobbies include Golf and watersports
Chef - Jeff MacNichols
Originally from northern Virginia, Jeff has cooked in such places as the Watergate Hotel, The White House and the Gaylord Palms Convention Center. Jeff started in yachting over eight years ago. He has worked as Chef on some of the finest mega yachts in the world and has a strong background in the service industry. Jeff is also an avid golfer, tennis player and scuba diver, with deep dive and night dive experience. Jeff served in the United States Air force where he trained airmen the skill of food preparation. He promises to make your stay on Kaleen a wonderful culinary experience.
Chief Stewardess - Beatrix Swanepoel
Beatrix (“Bea”) was born in Dunaújváros, Hungary, a small town near Budapest.
As a child her grandfather gave her a present, a small sailing yacht in a glass bottle, and since that day she has always had a desire to go to sea. After completing her diploma in business she decided to fulfill her dream and left for the Caribbean in 2001 to go and find work on a yacht. Bea started working on day charter yachts in St Maarten. Two years later she was working on mega yachts. She has worked as Chief Stewardess on some of the finest mega yachts in the world and has a great eye for detail and a strong background in the service industry. Bea is also an avid scuba diver, with deep dive and night dive experience and she enjoys most watersport activities. With Bea looking after you, your stay on Kaleen will be most enjoyable!
|LENGTH||110ft (33.5m)||BEAM||23ft (7.0m)||DRAFT||6ft 0in (1.8m)|
|YEAR BUILT||1983||BUILDER||Broward Marine||DESIGNER|
|GUESTS||9||CREW||Captain Andre Swanepoel & Chef Jeff MacNichols + 3||REFIT||2012|
|SPEED||13kts / 16kts||STABILISERS||Stabilisers||FLAG||Marshall Islands|
|ENGINES||2 x Detroit 12V71 @ 650 HP|
KALEEN can accommodate 9 guests in 4 cabins.
The master cabin has a king size bed, bath/tub, shower and head.
Another cabin has twin beds, bath/tub, shower and head.
Another cabin has a queen size bed, shower and head.
Another cabin has a double bed, a pullman, bath/tub, shower and head.
KALEEN is fully air conditioned through out.
Crew has a separate companionway, heads and shower.
Kaleen has recently had many great updates!
2007: Both main engines rebuilt (fall), both generators rebuilt (summer), Nav electronics upgraded 2008: Stabilizers rebuilt, fuel & racor system rebuilt, engine room wiring, installation of insulation between engine room and Master stateroom, all lines and hoses for grey and black water systems redone. New marble tops in master stateroom and new TV system installed. Galley stove and oven upgraded (new) In addition for the Fall of 2008: new carpets throughout installed early July. Exterior repainting and complete new varnish throughout interior and exterior. Replacement galley counter tops and floor covering. Replacement of all curtains, valances and wall fittings. New paint and varnish full exterior in 2009 and interior varnish.
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